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Remove Unnecessary Overflow Buttons with Noverflow
It surely won’t be long before trying to purchase a device with a set of physical buttons is as challenging as finding one with a decent hardware keyboard. Apparently, on screen buttons are the future, and dinosaurs like myself need to adjust to that and get with the times. How about no? I’ll stick with the physical buttons for as long as I possibly can, thank you very much.
One downside to that approach, however, is that the UI of both Android itself and the majority of new and updated applications needs to shift in order to function efficiently. Recent additions to the UI such as the menu overflow button are often superfluous on a device with a physical menu button, but obviously required for those without. Luckily, if you are one of the minority who has no use for this UI element, then you can remove it with a simple Xposed module by XDA Forum Member el1t.
The module does exactly what you’d expect, and removes the overflow button that appears in the top right of most applications. It also removes it from the navigation bar, but this can be restored. Tested on Android 4.4, the module should be compatible right back to version 2.3. This isn’t guaranteed to work on every single application out there, but it’s certainly worth a shot, and it seems to be a viable option for those unable to take advantage of similar features in some of the more popular “all-in-one” Xposed modules out there.
Check out the original thread for more information.
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